Cardinal Marcello Semeraro

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The beatification of Fr. Jan Macha in Katowice, Poland, Nov. 20, 2021.

Catholic priest guillotined by Nazis is beatified in Poland

Nov 20, 2021

By Luke Coppen

Fr. Jan Macha was executed in 1942, after serving just 1,257 days as a priest. Read more

A pilgrim attends the canonization of St. John Henry Newman in Rome, Oct. 13, 2019.

Vatican regulates the role of postulator in saints’ causes

Oct 19, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The new regulations are designed partly to prevent conflicts of interest. Read more

The beatification of Fr. Giovanni Fornasini in Bologna, Italy, Sept. 26, 2021.

Heroic Catholic priest described as a ‘guardian angel’ in WWII is beatified

Sep 28, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Blessed Giovanni Fornasini was killed while trying to bury victims of a Nazi massacre. Read more

Cardinal Marcello Semeraro presides at the beatification of Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński and Mother Elżbieta Róża Czacka in Warsaw, Poland, Sept. 12, 2021.

Cardinal Wyszynski and Mother Czacka beatified in Poland

Sep 12, 2021

By Luke Coppen

Cardinal Marcello Semeraro said the new blesseds offered a ‘model of service.’ Read more

Carlo Acutis.

Cardinal Semeraro: Blessed Carlo Acutis was ‘an authentic apostle of the rosary’

Apr 22, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Acutis became the first millennial to be beatified by the Catholic Church in October 2020. Read more